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WRV54G and WRE54G not working together

Discussion in 'Cisco Small Business Routers and VPN Solutions' started by rmeeuwse, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. rmeeuwse

    rmeeuwse Network Guru Member

    I have bought a WRV54G and a WRE54G to extend my wireless range. The range gets extended thus the two machines can see each other but the IP traffic is not coming through. The router cannot ping the extender and when my laptop is active it can only ping the extender. Can anyone tell me how to solve this problem?

    Thanks in advance!

    Robin Meeuwsen
     
  2. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    The WRV54G is not a listed device that will Linksys has stated will work with the WRE54G only the WRT54G, WRT54GS and the WAP54G with the appropriate firmware on the Router/Access Point. Some people have reported that the WRE54G will work with the WAG54G, when it has the latest firmware.
     
  3. rmeeuwse

    rmeeuwse Network Guru Member

    OK! That's just great. This is the only range extender that LinkSys offers. How can I ever extend the range of my WRV54G in this way?

    Kind regards,

    Robin Meeuwsen
     
  4. physh_fr

    physh_fr Network Guru Member

    You may use a WAP54g with the repeater function (and latest firmware to use the WPA)...
    I am not sure of the WRV54G compatibility, can someone verify ?
     
  5. TazUk

    TazUk Network Guru Member

    Nope the WAP54G can't be used as a repeater with the WRV54G.
     

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